The UNGA will launch the International Decade for Action: Water for sustainable development (2018-2028) on World Water Day, which is celebrated annually on 22 March.
This event is one of three main events related to the implementation of the SDGs that the UNGA President is organizing in 2018. The other two focus on youth and education (mid-May) and SDG financing (in June).
The SDG Knowledge Hub summary of the accomplishments during the previous International Decade for Action, which focused on the theme, Water for Life, and took place from 2005-2015, is here.
The SDG Knowledge Hub summary of the launch event is here.
date: 22 March 2018
location: New York City, US
contact: UNGA President's Office